Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    £9.47-£12.28 p.h. (DOE) plus OOH work

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-13059

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:


We are working with an independent small animal practice in Abergavenny that is looking for a qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them on a full-time permanent basis. They will consider applications from Veterinary Nurses that have recently qualified.

The Practice:

This practice offers a full local vet service to the area and they have two sites that are 10 miles apart. They are an independently owned Small Animal Practice with an excellent reputation for client care and are looking for a genuine team member hoping to settle somewhere beautiful. Their practice is on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and is ideal for dog walking, outdoor pursuits, etc.

They are only an hour from Bristol and an hour and a half from Birmingham, with good train links to London and the North. Their fundamental focus is the wellbeing of their patients, they pride themselves on their ethics. The team is friendly and caring. The practice is fully-equipped with all the usual toys, they are an RCVS accredited practice offering a range of services including Veterinary Consultations, Nurse Consultations, and Acupuncture. They also have visiting specialists including a Chartered Physiotherapist, a Veterinary Ophthalmologist, and a Veterinary Cardiologist. Consults are 15 minutes long, 9.00-10.30, 3.30-6.00.

The Role and Candidate:

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them on a permanent full-time basis. The hours for the role are 30-40 hours per week, with one weekend in four. There is approximately one in five on-call per week.

This is a varied job and will include nurse consultations, theatre, and prep, in-patient care, ordering, and cleaning.

Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary of between £9.47-£12.28 per hour basic rate (dependent on the length of time qualified), with extra pay for being on-call and any OOH work. Additional pension at 8% of basic wages, starting after a 3-month probationary period. CPD is actively encouraged and funded.

Ref: JN -102019-13059

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